WWE News: New General Counsel and Senior Vice President
WWE issued a press release to announce the appointment of Monty Sarhan as General Counsel and Senior Vice President. "Sarhan brings 14 years of experience as a seasoned media executive and lawyer, having held senior leadership positions, including lead lawyer in several business units and companies," reads the statement. "Prior to joining WWE, Sarhan was Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Viacom Media Networks, where he oversaw all business affairs for the premium movie network EPIX.
"As one of the early members of the EPIX team, Sarhan was part of the network’s national launch in October 2009. Reporting directly to the CEO, he worked on distribution, digital strategy, business development, programming acquisitions, and production deals. He also negotiated key agreements that allowed EPIX to become the first premium network to offer subscribers access on Android devices, Roku and Xbox 360." Read the full press release at Corporate.WWE.com.
Powell's POV: Sarhan replaces former General Counsel Michael Luisi, who has promoted to the President of WWE Studios. The press release notes that Sarhan was also the founder and CEO of Cracked Entertainment, a 54 year-old competitor of MAD Magazine.
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